2013-02-21 11:42:44 - „The virtual office” - title of a new science fiction movie made in Hollywood or already reality for many freelancers and self-employed people?
Experts needed! Small and medium-sized companies are pushing „Cloud Working”
• 287 percent increase: twago acquires € 50.3 million project volume in 2012
• Strong expert base with 180.000 providers and 40 percent growth last year
• New jobs: twago doubled its team to 60 employees
London/ Berlin, February 21st, 2013 –
Gunnar Berning, CEO and co-founder of twago, says: „The demand for experts which get projects done online increased significantly last year. Especially small and medium-sized companies are pushing the topic of working in the cloud, resulting in an ‚increased cloudiness”
The Berlin based startup recorded a fantastic year 2012. Gunnar Berning: „The US market is more mature and setting the trend in cloud working. In Europe, the development has just
begun, but the potential is enormous. twago is driving the European market very successfully having acquired projects and jobs amounting to 50.3 million Euro only in 2012, which is corresponding to a growth rate of 287 percent
With this, twago had the most successful year since its launch. The company created 1.6 million working hours (an increase of 164 percent) for freelancers, agencies and experts in 2012. 1.6 million hours which the providers had not necessarily to spend in an office building. Gunnar Berning adds: „The virtual office” or working in the cloud is no fiction anymore. It is part of a dynamically changing world of work. Our goal is to shape tomorrow’s world of work With 15.000 projects (a plus of 144 percent), especially from small and medium-sized companies, twago acquired the highest number of projects ever during one fiscal year.
Outstanding development since the company started business: As of today, twago has acquired a total project volume amounting to more than € 80 million. With such growth rates, the company is also creating new jobs and doubled its employees from 30 to 60 in 2012.
A plus of 40 percent: 180.000 experts on twago by the end of 2012
More than 180.000 freelancers, agencies and experts are offering their services on twago, an increase of 40 percent in the last year. The digital age is setting new conditions and fostering the ability to access the internet globally leading to a dramatic change of the world of work as well. And the future has just begun. teamwork across global offices – still recently a vision, but already daily working life for clients and providers on www.twago.com. Today, one is able to work anytime and anywhere, either at home or on the way on a mobile device. The new world of work offers exciting opportunities for both the companies and employees or self-employed people.